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Nutsack-Rated Nutrition 2

A deeper look at the great hormones-in-milk scare and much more.

Nutsack-Rated Nutrition 1

T Nation judges various supplements, foods, ingredients, and dietary practices with the “nutsack" rating system.

How Weight Training Saved My Life

Our coaches and experts tell inspirational stories about how iron saved their lives.

What's Your Weak Link?

Train these often-neglected muscle groups and watch your bench, squat, press and deadlift skyrocket.

How to Tell if Your Exercises Suck

A fast and effective way to separate the best exercises from the rest of the weak sauce pretenders.

To Eat Organic or Not: Meat

Grass fed vs. corn fed, organic vs. natural, and wild vs. farmed. What should you be eating? Get the facts.

Pull-Up Strength: The Missing Link

All the pull-up routines in the world won't help you get more reps or build bigger muscles if you’re missing this important factor.

Introducing High Volume Tier Training

Increase strength, decrease fat, and improve conditioning-at the same time? Sound like guru voodoo? Well, then keep reading...

The Body Shop 2

Our expert physique judge tells T NATION readers where their physiques shine and where they suck. How do you stack up?

T Nation Twitter - Short Answers to Short Questions

Got barely enough time to check your email? The T Nation coaches cut to the chase to cure your training woes.

Bigger, Better, Faster, Longer

Dan John is the Yoda of strength training. He's not quite as wrinkly, but the wisdom, man, the wisdom!

Advice You Don't Want to Hear 2

Tough, tough love from 7 coaches; stuff that will make you pull the pillow over your head and shout, "no, no, no!"

Steroids in the Sand

In the booming fitness culture of Dubai, steroids are cool, pot is not, and good supplements are hard to find.

Return of the Warrior Nerd

Dr. Lowery comes out swinging against the high priests of high-carb diets and defends the honor of protein-loving meatheads.

You Don't Know Jack About Your Back

A muscle-numbing routine for the most spectacular, but often most-neglected body part.

Pushing Back

A female powerlifter offers lessons in dedication, perseverance, and the mysterious ways the iron seduces all of us.

I Hate Medium

For someone who wants to lose fat, Dan can't imagine a more perfect week: Two days of locking down nutrition, two days of lifting, and a total of eight minutes getting the system to burn fat.

Hot Wheels in a Hurry

You've spent the spring and summer training to look good on the beach. As a result, you now have the chest and arms of a silverback gorilla, but the thighs and calves of a pink flamingo. Time to fix that.

3 Tape Measures of Progress

Dan John wants to know if you're making progress. It seems the answer should be simple, but is it? Fortunately, the big guy offers up 3 unorthodox ways to gauge your answer. (Wait until you read about the "pencil test".)

Beast Building - Part 3

In the first two phases of the program, the focus was on strength and power. Now it’s time to hit the mirror muscles and get the look too.

3 Tricks to Increase Maximal Strength

If you've only been training for a couple of years, just about anything you do in the weightroom will make you stronger. However, those of you who have been training a bit longer need to pull out the heavy artillery.

Maximal Force

You finished boozing it up over the holiday? Good. Cuz it's time to put what's left of your brain matter to use in understanding the nervous system and how utilizing it can make you stronger and better lookin'.

Partial Overhead Press

Some call it the ultimate triceps movement, others call it, "that exercise that hurts the top of my head and makes me see birdies." Either way, you ought to be doing Partial Overhead Presses.

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